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Poelenburgh, C. van - Ancient ruins - A4514

Poelenburgh, C. van - Ancient ruinsPoelenburgh, C. van - Ancient ruins
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surroundings of
Cornelis van Poelenburgh
1594/95 – Utrecht – 1667

Ancient ruins, probably on the Palatine Hill in Rome.

Pen-and-ink drawing in brown, brown and grey wash, edged with a brown pen-and-ink line, on handmade paper with watermark: crowned shield with coat of arms hold by two raising lions, at lower left numbered with brown ink „2“. 30:19,7 cm.

Provenance: Collection Hans von Leeuwen, Amsterdam (1908-2010), Lugt Suppl. 2799a; Collection G. Meyer, Rotterdam, 1975; Auction at Christie’s Amsterdam. The Hans van Leeuwen Collection. Part I. 24.XI.1992, No 159 with Fig.

Exhibition: This drawing was shown at following exhibitions of the van Leeuwen Collection: Utrecht 1978, No 83; Bremen/Braunschweig/Stuttgart 1979/80, No 101.

Compare literature: W. Bernt, Die niederländischen Zeichner des 17. Jahrhunderts. Vol. II. Munich, 1958, No 466, with Fig.; Exhibition catalogue: Alte Zeichnungen aus dem Kupferstichkabinett der Universität Leiden. Amsterdam 1986, No 70 with Fig.